The Newbie's Guide to Attending the 2020 Kentucky Derby

May 20, 2019 By Jaclyn Harris

You're finally doing it! You're making your dreams of attending the Kentucky Derby® come true this year!

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What to wear to The Kentucky Derby® 2020

December 21, 2018 By Jazzy Morgan

When you think of the Kentucky Derby® you think of elegance and class when it comes to what to wear. From the hat to the dress to what you wear on your feet, going Plain Jane isn't an option when it comes to this horse racing event. As your planning for what to bring to the 2020 Derby, we've put together some things you shouldn't forget!

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How to Qualify for the Kentucky Derby & Triple Crown

November 21, 2018 By Jaclyn Harris

Winning the Triple Crown™ is considered to be the greatest accomplishment in thoroughbred racing. Only one race horse has a shot at the achievement each day via winning the Kentucky Derby®. It's simple. No win at Churchill Downs®? No shot at the honor. 

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3 Kentucky Derby® Parties You Need to Attend

November 19, 2018 By Jazzy Morgan

The Kentucky Derby weekend is so much more than just "The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports". Derby Experiences offers three exclusive parties that will take your weekend to the next level! These events are meticulously planned to ensure that guests with even the highest expectations will thoroughly enjoy themselves, creating memories that will last a lifetime. 

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Life After Winning the Triple Crown™

July 17, 2018 By Evan Chronis

Winning the Triple Crown™ is the grandest honor that any horse racing team could hope to accomplish. Jockey, Trainer, Owner and everyone in between sets out at the Kentucky Derby® for their first win, enters the Preakness Stakes with high hopes of a follow-up, and then aims to complete the immaculate treble at the Belmont Stakes. Winning the Triple Crown™ truly is a test of attrition!

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How Much Does it Cost to Go to the Kentucky Derby®?

July 12, 2018 By Evan Chronis

 So you want to go to the 2019 Kentucky Derby® but you don't know how much it will cost and don't want to break the bank? Luckily, both of those things can happen when you choose between any of the Official Ticket Packages for this year's event at Churchill Downs® with Derby Experiences! 

With so many options of packages and various price ranges, we want to make sure you know what experience best...

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Who is the 13th and Most Recent Triple Crown™ Winner?

July 03, 2018 By Evan Chronis

Well look at that, it's a surprise edition of Triple Crown™ Tuesday!

Winning the Triple Crown™ is the grandest honor that any horse racing team could hope to accomplish. Jockey, Trainer, Owner and everyone in between sets out at the Kentucky Derby® for their first win, enter the Preakness Stakes with high hopes of a follow-up, and then aim to complete the immaculate treble at the Belmont Stakes....

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Why You Should Go to the Kentucky Derby® 2019

June 27, 2018 By Evan Chronis

The Kentucky Derby® is undoubtedly the biggest and most iconic horse racing event of the calendar year, and you have the chance to be a part of this year's "Run for the Roses."

The race boasts an over-140 year history, originating at Churchill Downs® in 1875 when Aristides became the inaugural horse to claim victory and the first to don the garland of roses that are draped over the winner. 

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A Look Back on the Kentucky Derby® 2018 Weekend

May 10, 2018 By Jazzy Morgan

The Kentucky Derby® 2018, also known as the wettest Derby in history, was surely one to remember. Every first Saturday in May, Louisville, Kentucky calls us home to witness “The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports” and rain or shine you can always bet on us to be there!

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This Triple Crown™ Winner Never Lost a Race!

April 03, 2018 By Jazzy Morgan

Winning the Triple Crown™ is the biggest honor that every horse racing team strives for. Jockey, Trainer, Owner and everyone in between sets out at the Kentucky Derby® for their first win, enters the Preakness Stakes with high hopes, and then aims to complete the trifecta at the Belmont Stakes. What many don’t realize is how rare it is for a horse to mark his name in history as a Triple Crown™...

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Kristen Doolan

Kristen Doolan was born and raised a Florida State Seminole. Making her way from Florida to North Carolina, Kristen achieved her B.S. in Business Administration, Marketing at The University of North Carolina Wilmington. She is an avid traveler, college football addict, beach bum and loves spending time with her family and friends. 

 

Jazzy Morgan

Jazzy Morgan is originally from London, England and a die-hard Manchester United Fan. She grew up in Connecticut and made the move down south in 2011 where she attended Winthrop University and received her B.S. in Family & Consumer Sciences and a minor in Marketing. Jazzy enjoys traveling, working out, reading her monthly Vogue & Cosmo and keeping up with fashion trends.

 

Evan Chronis

Evan Chronis was born in Omaha, Nebraska but has made his home in south Charlotte for almost two decades. A Tar Heel born and bred, Evan received his B.A in Media and Journalism from UNC-Chapel Hill. He is an avid Boston sports fan thanks to his family’s New England roots, and a fanboy of Wes Anderson films.